Benedict XVI on Historical-Critical Scholarship

Scripture has been opened up anew by historical-critical scholarship and, I admit, locked up anew as well. It has been opened up anew: thank...

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We Africans are not children in need of western enlightenment

Friends, please hear me, we Africans are not afraid of our sisters and brothers who identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgendered, ques...

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subversive ontological egalitarianism

McGowin’s appeals to read scripture & tradition contrary to a plain reading are seemingly reinforced (?) by an erosion of their authorit...

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Liberal Protestant Methodology

This method of reasoning is also vulnerable to the theological and exegetical method of liberal Protestantism: determine the alteration to f...

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A real Christian is an odd number

A real Christian is an odd number anyway. He Feels supreme love for One whom he has never seen, talks familiarly everyday to someone he cann...

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Apophaticism

Apophaticism

The debates are intense! (Old but good meme...)

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Irony of C4SO

Irony of C4SO

(n.b. C4SO has since deleted this tweet)

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The State of C4SO

The State of C4SO

I’m happy to announce that fellow @WheatonCollege faculty member Rev. Dr. Emily McGowin and I have been appointed as Canon Theologians fo...

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The Coming Continuing Roman Catholic Church

"The Burke critique is simple enough. Church teaching on questions like marriage’s indissolubility is supposed to be unchanging, and th...

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The Philosophers

The Philosophers

The Philosophers: Portrait of Sergei Bulgakov and Pavel Florensky, 1917 ,  Mikhail Nesterov

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On New Age as Consumer Manifest Destiny

From Felicity Carter, former astrologer, in The Guardian : I’d understood organised religion to be something between an embarrassment and an...

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Death Looking into the Window of One Dying

Death Looking into the Window of One Dying

Death Looking into the Window of One Dying (1900) by Jaroslav Panuška (Czech, 1872-1958). 

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Key principles of building on the indie web

(from  https://indieweb.org/principles ) Key principles of building on the indie web , numbered for reference, not necessarily for any kind ...

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Calvin and Ordination in Article XXV

“For the laying on of hands, by which the ministers of the Church are initiated into their office, though I have no objection to its being c...

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